Beware, Chevrolet Lovers, new midsize SUV Chevrolet Equinox is coming! The news was released at Chicago Auto Show in February this year. The new 2016 Chevrolet Equinox will be in a commercial sale in 2016! The last version of Equinox was second best selling Chevrolet car with more than 220.000 sold cars. New Equinox is a refreshed Chevrolet compact SUV. This SUV owns great style, efficiency and most important of all – safety. It has good chances to become first in a row for best-selling Chevrolet car in 2016!
2016 Chevrolet Equinox Redesign, Exterior
The biggest change is definitely the front look – distinctly sleeker and even more improved with various high-tech details. Fancy details are also led lights and fog lamps. Equinox stays faithful to own sheet metal and profile. Another classy detail are wheels – deepens on a version, there are 17-inches aluminum wheels and 18-inches aluminum wheels. There are also deeper and wider chrome impacts for a more stylish look. All models get new projector beam headlights and new twin-port grille with a larger lower opening. Towing capacity is up to 3,500 pounds.
2016 Chevrolet Equinox Interior
The new Chevrolet Equinox interior is improved, too. The instrument table is bigger, brighter and wider now with a new graphics. Center stack is also redesigned with a cool shelf. There are tablet holders on the back of the front seats. Seven-inch color touch radio with a Bluetooth connection gives a classy look to this model. Also, integrated My Link connectivity allows installing plenty of apps, beside those already installed. Special bonus is a capability of making Wi-Fi hotspot. Three months – three gigabyte data trial free offer is included. Fabrics are improved and redesigned on L and LS models with a rear bumper cover. Inner space offers up to 31.4 cubic feet of cargo space, or nearly 64 cubic feet with the seatbacks flipped down.
Engine and Safety
Next gen Equinox is enriched with an Ecotec 2.4 direct-injection four-cylinder engine making 182 hp which makes him one of the most fuel efficient cars. However, it has EPA rating of 22 mpg /32 mpg city/hwy. In upper level, the 301 horsepower 3.6 liter direct engine V6 with a six-speed automatic transmission is available. This SUv accelerate from 0-60 mph for 9 seconds with top speed of 112 mph. For this perfect family car, the Chevrolet has improved its safety system.
There is back up camera with 17-inch screen and Side Blind Zone Alarm and Rear Cross Traffic. The latest version of Chevrolet Equinox earned four-star and five-star federal rating. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rated this SUV as top ‘’good’’. With improved head side airbags(6 airbags) and thorax airbags, the safety of new Equinox has grown to the higher level.
The Chevrolet Equinox 2016 release date will be for potential buyers at first quarter of 2016 with a reasonable price around msrp $25,395. All we can do is to look forward for some new updates and counting days till we can see this American beauty alive! If you are looking for a safe car, with good maneuverability, excellent fuel efficiency, and an interior that’s just a little bit larger and more reconfigurable than in other SUVs, the brend new Chevrolet Equinox is a perfect car for you. The smooth and strong car but jet – very quick starter, this car is a great choice and for families, and for all other buyers.